Tad Elliott and Holly Brooks both held off Minnesotans to win the Cable-to-Hayward, Wis., race.
HAYWARD, WIS. — Tad Elliott of Durango, Colo., and Holly Brooks of Anchorage, Alaska, won the men's and women's freestyle races in the American Birkebeiner on Saturday.
Elliott won the 50-kilometer race from Cable to Hayward in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 48.5 seconds, finishing ahead of Orono's Matthew Liebsch at 2:05:02.3 and Minneapolis' Brian Gregg at 2:05:03.4.
Brooks, a former Olympian, won in 2:18:53.2, edging defending champion Caitlin Gregg by half a second. Gregg, who is Brian's wife, was at 2:18:53.7, followed by Jennie Bender of Maple Plain, Minn., in 2:21:46.4.
|Toronto - LP: A. Loup||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: J. Outman||6|
|LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Atlanta - LP: G. Schlosser||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: J. Valverde||4|
|Seattle - LP: T. Wilhelmsen||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: M. Dunn||3|
|St. Louis - LP: S. Maness||2||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: R. Soriano||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: Z. Duke||3||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Gomez||2|
|NY Yankees - WP: P. Claiborne||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: H. Bell||1|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||8||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura||3|
|Cincinnati - WP: H. Bailey||8||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: C. Villanueva||2|
|Chicago WSox - WP: E. Johnson||16||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: R. Ross Jr.||2|
|Houston - LP: B. Peacock||1||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: J. Chavez||4|
|Philadelphia - WP: J. Diekman||10||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: M. Belisle||9|
|San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum||4||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: R. Erlin||3|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: J. Wright||4|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: E. Mujica||6|
|Portland||51||3rd Qtr 8:26|
|Los Angeles||2||2nd Prd 11:57|
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